Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor

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  • Pope Gregory VII and King Henry IV

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    The investiture controversy was conflict between church and state. Those days, Henry was most powerful king in Europe, but Gregory willing to give him problems and wanted to dominate the state. Gregory was threatened the king, but the problem was that he was without any military power and this made him vulnerable. At that time bishops were important political figure and the main issue of conflict was bishop’s appointment because the Pope and the king both wanted to make bishops in their favor. Moreover

  • Essay on Hotspur vs. Harry in Henry IV

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    Hotspur vs. Harry in Henry IV   At the beginning of the play it seems that the chief rebel, Hotspur, is in dispute with the King but as the play progresses we find that the main contest is between Hotspur and Hal, the King's son. At first thought, Hotspur seems to be the easy winner, for all Hal does is spend his time with his friends gallivanting around, stealing and drinking.   Hotspur, on the other hand, has returned from a battle in which he defeated the

  • Culture and History of Prague

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    Prague is the only city to remain intact in Europe today that didn’t get destroyed in world war ll. It was one of Hitler's favorite cities as well as mine, because of it’s rich, culture and history. Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic has breath-taking sites to see, majestic, mountainous geography and a booming economy, that pull people from all over! Prague’s old world charm makes it an admirable place to live. The geography of Prague has affected much of it’s development. Prague is the

  • The Reign Of The Holy Roman Empire

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    On Christmas day of 800 A.D., Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne the Holy Roman Emperor. This pivotal, but not necessarily wanted, moment in the history of the Catholic Church set up a precedent for very strong relations between the Holy Roman Emperor and the papacy. During the eleventh century, with the Holy Roman Emperor ruled by Henry IV, relations with the papacy came to a front over several disagreement between Henry IV and Pope Gregory VII. Their arguments mainly focused on the power that each

  • An Analysis Of Pope Innocent IV

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    This source is an excerpt from a letter from Pope Innocent IV to King henry III of England on the 23rd January 1245, shortly after the sacking of Jerusalem by Khwarezmian forces in the same year. When a Pope traditionally launches a crusade it is accompanied with excitatoria, formal letters appealing to nobility and kings for contribution to the forthcoming campaign. Although this letter was intended for the English king, Peter Jackson implies that the missing letter to King Louis IX would have almost

  • Papacy Crisis

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    created significant tension between the Papacy and Europe’s kings. These tensions manifested themselves in the Investiture Crisis of the late-11th and early-12th centuries, a quarrel between Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV and Pope Gregory VII over the appointment of bishops. This controversy came to a head when Henry used his army to force Gregory VII out of Rome to install his anti-Pope Clement III. While the Concordat of Worms resolved the crisis, the impacts of the Investiture Crisis continued to affect

  • King Henry IV Was Crowned King Of Germany

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    In 1054, Henry IV was crowned king of Germany. Later, in 1084, he became the Holy Roman emperor as well. While he and Pope Gregory VII reigned, the conflict between monarchs and the Church erupted. Henry IV, as the emperor, presented bishops with the ring and staff that symbolized their office. But Pope Gregory banned him from doing it, which in turn made him angry. In 1076, Gregory excommunicated Henry, which freed his subjects from their allegiance to him. Afterwards, in 1077, he presented himself

  • The Pope 's Official Register

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    27 statements of power under the Catholic Church, and it is the first time that a document grants the pope power to depose an Emperor. The document most likely written, or influenced, by Pope Gregory VII came in wake of the lay investiture controversy between the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV and Pope Gregory VII. Lay investiture is when lay, or worldly, kings and emperors invests in bishops, appointing them to bishops of the area in which they rule. It was extremely common for the bishops that were

  • The Roman Catholic Church 's Influence And Governance Over Europe Throughout The Middle Ages

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    This essay will identify and examine the significance of the Roman Catholic Church’s influence and governance over Europe throughout the Middle Ages. For the purposes of this essay, the Middle Ages refers to the period between the Conversion of Constantine in 313CE and the onset of the Renaissance Period during the early 14th century. In addition, this essay will examine and account for change in the institution and theology of the Roman Catholic Church. It will identify the nature and importance

  • What Is Berthold's Evidence Of Absolutism

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    elected by Henry IV. Therefore, when Berthold records the event he doesn’t regard Bishop Anselm as the real pope, accusing him of illegally taking control of the papacy. This account of the papal schism would therefore lean towards the favor of Henry IV. In Berthold’s second version of the account he changes his opinion, “Bishop Cadalus of Parma was elected pope by an act of simony, since many bribes were given to certain persons”. Berthold directly links the appointment of Cadalus by Henry IV to the